How to Setup a New Aquarium

Carefully lift the tank into position on top of the styrofoam, making sure it is square with the base. If undergravel filtration has been chosen, the bottom of the tank should be More »

How to Select and Organize a Campsite while Backpacking

Once you arrive at the place where you plan to spend the night, look around for a good area to pitch your tent. You’ll want to avoid obvious drainages (low points that More »

How to Prepare a New Tank

Once the decision to purchase a fish tank has been made, it is easy to get carried away by the excitement, and completely disregard advance planning; and we must stress once again More »

How to Plan a Backpacking Trip Food Menu

Breakfast: Hot cereals are a popular choice. Use one pot to boil water for coffee, hot cocoa or tea, followed by adding enough oatmeal, cream of wheat, etc. for a whole family. More »

How to Pack a Backpack

For years, we taught beginning backpack students to carry no more than 25% of their body weight in their backpack, but this generalization no longer holds true. For a small inexperienced backpacker, More »

Category Archives: Electricity

How to Care For Your Whole House Fan

Our homes have to be perfect, everyone knows that.  Whether you are a family household or just living by yourself, you know that your home can make up a part of your image and if it doesn’t look great then you don’t feel great.  We everything that we possibly can to try to make them

How to Care for Floor Fans

Many of us need some sort of invention to help our homes remain cool enough to be peaceful for us all; it is then when we need something to help us – many get fancy and over the top fans that cost too much and really do nothing to help us remain cool.  Going for

How to Add Window Screening to an Evaporative Air Cooler

Many of us have an evaporative air cooler system in our homes; they are a great alternative from air conditioning; they are great to have around your home but sometimes you should have a window screen so that you can get the right amount of air coming into your home.  It could be that you

How to Wire an Extractor Fan

When it comes to trying to wire your extractor fan up then it can be that many people don’t really like to try to wire things up if they are not comfortable to deal with electrical wires.  It is something that you can do yourself without a lot of problems. When it comes to wiring

How to Wire an Electronic Air Cleaner

When you want to clean the air in your home then you should think about getting an electronic air cleaner in so that the air remains cleaner and your home is less stuffer also.  If you live in an area which has high humidity or are prone to getting more pollutants then these could help

How to Wire a Thermostat

You need your thermostat wired properly to get it to work in your house; you should know that it is not something which so hard to do however so that you will find wiring your thermostat is quite an easy thing to do. With this, you will only need a few things to do the

How to Wire a Swamp Cooler

Many of us will have a swamp cooler in our homes though not everyone will have them running properly in our homes.  It can be difficult at times to work especially that if you don’t have the unit wired properly. Having a swamp cooler in your home it could mean that the home is made

How to Wire a Cooling Thermostat

Many of us will have air conditioning systems in our homes to help keep us cool but a lot of them will have a cooling thermostat which helps to get the temperature in a room perfectly.  They will have two different wires; these will be for your blower which keeps your room cool and your

How to Winterize a Swamp Cooler

You might have a swamp cooler in your home but you may have heard it also being called a swamp cooler; this unit is really like an air conditioning unit but it is a cheaper and more environmentally friendly however.  During the summer it is great but during the winter months then you are going

How to Use an Evaporative Air Cooler as a Humidifier

Many of us will have an evaporative air cooler in our homes but you don’t just have to use this as a cooler like an air conditioning system but you could also use it is an humidifier.  Now this would be a fantastic thing that you could do when it comes to your cooler; now

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